Muhammad ibn Fahd will inaugurate the fourth environment cleaning
campaign organized by Al Safi Foods Est. in the Eastern Province on
Al-Sarhan, Al Safiís managing director, has said that the initiative
comes within the framework of the private sectorís contribution to
ensure a clean environment and promote awareness among citizens as
well as expatriate residents.
He said Al Safi, an
affiliate of Al-Faisaliah Group, had organized three similar campaigns
in the past. The company launched its first environmental campaign
years back when 12,000 kg of garbage were collected. The
representation of Saudis, who voluntarily participated in the drive,
was 90 percent. Groups of people including university teachers,
doctors and teachers joined the campaign.
Al Safi owns and
operates the largest integrated dairy farm in the world. The farm
spread over an area of 3,500 hectares has 24,000 heads of Holstein
Friesian cattle and 12,000 milk cows. The farm produces some 350,000
liters of milk on a daily basis. Al Safi has a fleet of 450
refrigerated trucks and 18,000 outlets to distribute milk across the
World Bank has estimated the Arab countries need $100 billion in
investments over the next 10 years to ensure environmental safety.